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Foundation Awards $350,000 To Fight Invasives

October 23, 2017

The Initiative Foundation Board of Trustees has approved $350,000 for five innovative pilot projects that are anticipated to mak…
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Xcel Grant Benefits Thriving Communities Initiative

September 29, 2017

Xcel Energy Foundation has announced a $20,000 grant to the Initiative Foundation to support its 2017 Thriving Communities Initi…
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Share Your Insights With Minnesota Compass

August 18, 2017

Help Minnesota Compass provide Central Minnesota communities with more data in an interactive and user-friendly format. Registra…
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Nayquonabe Joins Foundation's Board of Trustees

August 10, 2017

Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures chief operating officer will serve as a strong generational voice and an advocate for business and…
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Nonprofits Receive More Than $660,000 in 2nd Quarter Grants

July 10, 2017

The Initiative Foundation and its Partner Funds are pleased to announce that 120 grants totaling $660,720 were awarded during th…
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